| GEO World|
| Indian jet crashes near Jodhpur|
| Updated at: 1551 PST, Wednesday, May 27, 2009|
NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 'Bison' plane crashed near Jodhpur on Wednesday but the pilot ejected safely.
The warplane, which had taken off for a routine sortie in the forenoon from the Jodhpur airbase, crashed on a barren stretch land in Luni village in Mordijoshyan, near here, Superintendent of Police (Rural) Kaviraj said.
There was no damage on the ground, he said.